ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

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Here you'll find news about ACTCOSS activities and major community sector news.

For more news from the community sector, check out our Weekly Community Sector eNotices.

 

COVID-19 Update, 7 September 2021

7 September 2021

COVID-19 Update sent to ACTCOSS members and ACT peaks on 7 September 2021.

COVID-19 protections for renters welcomed, but must go further to prevent homelessness

2 September 2021

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has today welcomed measures to protect and support rental households impacted by COVID-19, including a 12-week moratorium on evictions for rental arrears. 

COVID-19 Update, 31 August 2021

31 August 2021

COVID-19 Update sent to ACTCOSS members and ACT peaks on 31 August 2021.

Media Release: Investment in community sector will reduce gender pay gap

31 August 2021

On Equal Pay Day 2021, the ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has called on all governments to do more to reduce the ongoing gender pay gap and the resulting financial insecurity experienced by women in Canberra.

Updates for Organisations Supporting Multicultural Communities - 27 August 2021

27 August 2021

Updates for ACT organisations and groups supporting culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Includes important information about COVID, health and interpreter/translation services, vaccination, emergency relief, financial support and more.

ACT Government must improve support to vulnerable residents at Condamine Court

27 August 2021

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) today has demanded an improvement to the response by the ACT Government and Canberra Health Services to the COVID-19 outbreak at Condamine Court public housing complex.

COVID-19 Update, 25 August 2021

25 August 2021

COVID-19 Update sent to ACTCOSS members and ACT peaks on 25 August 2021.

Media Release: Australian Government regulations threaten charities who speak up for vulnerable Canberrans

23 August 2021

As Australian Parliament returns today, ACTCOSS has called on all Senators and MPs to reject new legislation that threatens charities

Updates for Organisations Supporting Multicultural Communities - 20 August 2021

20 August 2021

Updates for ACT organisations and groups supporting culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Includes important information about COVID, health and interpreter/translation services, vaccination, emergency relief, financial support and more.

COVID-19 Update, 18 August 2021

18 August 2021

COVID-19 Update sent to ACTCOSS members and ACT peaks on 18 August 2021.